Selenium 4 is coming

Selenium 4 is coming

Yes, it’s coming and it’s not far away. This next Christmas the fourth major version of Selenium will be released. I´ve heard this before! Do you remember about the Selenium 3 release date? It was set on 2013 Christmas and finally it was delayed till October 13, 2016. Is Selenium 4 going to be delayed […]

Building real time data pipelines with Kafka Streams I

Building real time data pipelines with Kafka Streams I

Many interesting projects have been developed within the stream processing field in the last years. Most of us could name open source projects (Apache Spark, Apache Storm, Apache Flink) or proprietary services (Google DataFlow or AWS Lambda) that are very well-known solutions for real time scenarios. However, the objective of this post to present Kafka […]

Futurakka Volume II

Futurakka Volume II

In the previous post, we reviewed the features of Futures in Scala and the most important methods used in the API. In this post, we’ll review another interesting API for handling asynchrony with Scala together with the use of Futures. Promises provide an alternative way to create Future instances. A Promise has to be fulfilled […]

Futurakka, Volume I

Futurakka, Volume I

The objective of this post is to explain the nuts and bolts of dealing with Futures in Scala and Akka. Futures allow to perform many operations in parallel in an efficient and non-blocking way, but dealing with multiple operations can be a real headache. On this post, we’ll review the main APIs and we’ll see […]